• JD Supra Ireland

Publisher:
JD Supra
Publication date:
2019-04-29

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  • Irish DPC Issues New Guidance For Data Controllers On Data Security

    Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has published guidance on data security.
 
 Key Takeaways-
 The most effective means of mitigating the risk of lost or stolen personal data is not to hold the data in the first place.

  • Littler Global Guide - Ireland - Q4 2019

    Supreme Court Confirms When an Employee is Entitled to Legal Representation -
 
 Precedential Decision by Judiciary or Regulatory Agency -
 
 On November 11, 2019, the Supreme Court upheld last year's decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Iarnród Éireann/Irish Rail v Barry McKelvey.

  • Financial Services Quarterly Report - Fourth Quarter 2019: To Compliance and Beyond: the Central Bank’s Forward View for 2020

    A recent Dechert OnPoint, No Reward for Good Behaviour: The Central Bank’s Approach to Enforcement, examined new guidance of the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) regarding the enforcement process involving non-compliant firms. Returning to the theme of the OnPoint, this article reviews key features of the Central Bank’s recent announcements, to look forward to what may be expected for 2020.

  • GDPR Guide to National Implementation: Ireland - A practical guide to national GDPR compliance requirements across the EEA

    Q1/ Applicable legislation -
 
 (a) Have the requirements of the GDPR been addressed by introducing a new law, or by updating existing legislation?
 
 New legislation has been passed.

  • No Reward for Good Behaviour: The Central Bank’s approach to enforcement

    On 14 November 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) launched its Administrative Sanctions Guidance (the “Guidance”), accompanied by a key-note speech by Derville Rowland, the Director General of Financial Conduct. The speech and the Guidance mark a continuation of the Central Bank’s demands for high standards, a trend prominent in recent industry guidance including the Industry Letter on Closet Indexing (the “Industry Letter”), the oversight requirements contained in the Fund Management Companies – Delegate Oversight Consultation Paper (“CP86”) and the changes to the Fitness and Probity Regime.

  • Central Bank of Ireland CP130 - Treatment, Correction and Redress of Errors in Investment Funds

    In September 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (the Central Bank) published CP130, a consultation paper on the proposed regulatory framework (the Framework) for the treatment, correction and redress of errors in investment funds (the Consultation). It is proposed that the Framework will apply to fund management companies acting for Irish authorised Undertakings for the Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS), Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs), Irish domiciled fund management companies acting for non-Irish authorised funds and non-Irish fund management companies acting for Irish authorised funds (each, a Fund Management Company).
 
 The deadline for submitting responses to the Consultation is now less than a month away. Dechert is currently finalising its submission to the Central Bank and continues to seek feedback from industry stakeholders for inclusion in its response....
 
 Please see full OnPoint below for more information.

  • Irish Data Protection Commission Issues Guidance On Right Of Access Under GDPR

    Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has issued a guidance note on the right of access under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Ireland Issues Data Breach Notification Guidance

    The Irish Data Protection Commission has issued guidance on data breach notification under GDPR. Key takeaways: A personal data breach is a security incident that negatively impacts the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of personal data, with the consequence that the controller is unable to ensure compliance with the principles for processing personal data as outlined in Article 5 of the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Irish Data Protection Commission Issues Guide To Data Protection Impact Assessments

    We heard recently from French Data Protection Authority CNIL on the topic of Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). Now, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has issued its own Guidance Note on DPIAs under The General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Littler Global Guide - Ireland - Q3 2019

    The Supreme Court of Ireland recently examined the extent of the obligation on employers, under Irish Employment Equality legislation, to put in place “appropriate measures” to adapt a place of work to reasonably accommodate disabled employees.

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